As the year draws to a close, we look back on our most liked photos of 2015.

Without any words, a photo can tell a story. We aim to share photos on our Instagram feed that capture the faces, places and events that tell our Veterans’ personal stories. Our favorite posts from this year tell stories about honoring Veterans across the country on Veterans Day, the laying of wreaths on Veterans’ cemeteries for Wreaths Across America and commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War II.

Check out the top Instagram photos from this year and follow along at @deptvetaffairs.

Today at VA national and state cemeteries across the country #wreathsacrossamerica is #HonoringVets. This photo is from the Army’s #ArlingtonNatl.

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Ceremonies are getting underway shortly at the #WWIIMemorial in DC this #VeteransDay. #HonoringVets

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Volunteers at Baltimore National Cemetery prepare to place wreaths #HonoringVets as part of #wreathsacrossamerica.

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Veterans and Servicemembers take part in a #VeteransDay ceremony today at the U.S. Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va. #HonoringVets

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Published on Dec. 28, 2015

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  1. J January 4, 2016 at 1:31 am

    I’m honestly unaware of a cold war going on. Explain please?

  2. DALE J. SMITH December 29, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    Ignoring/Overlooking Cold War/Cold War Veterans: Continues.
    While There IS a “Cold War” Museum,Not All Have Easy Access To It!
    Am Unaware of Any National….COLD WAR MEMORIAL. …
    Some Seem To Pretend As Though:
    Was WWII…Korean War…Vietnam…Then, Nothing, Until First Gulf War. …

    Post-Vietnam to Gulf War One: Warrior Veterans Were There!….
    Not A Holiday/Vacation Decade, plus-plus!!! (Circa 1976-Gulf War I.).

    Just Because “Cold War” Ended, Does Not Signify that Those Whom Served,…”Disappeared,”…Along With “The Cold War!!!”

  3. David Clay Snow December 28, 2015 at 5:11 pm

    Would it be possible to get a copy of my service record and any decorations received?

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